Monthly Archives: October 2017

October 10, 2017 – Tuesday, Arezzo- Casamonte Excursion #1

October 10, 2017 – Tuesday, Arezzo Excursion #1- Cintosienese Pork Farm We started the day with a walk up to San Francesca, a 13th century church that houses the fresco series “The Legend of the True Cross”. (enlarge the pictures … Continue reading

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October 9, 2017-Monday Evening, Arezzo

October 9, 2017-Monday Evening, Arezzo Andréa, our driver, picked us up in the van and drove us across town to Chef Lalla’s cooking studio. Little did we know how fabulous this would be. She greeted us with stuzzichini – a … Continue reading

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October 9, 2017 – Monday, Arezzo

October 9, 2017 – Monday Daytime, Arezzo Italian language class in the morning – we have a terrific teacher named Paola who really kept us on our toes practicing practical Italian like arrivederchi, ciao, buon giorno, buona serra etc. She … Continue reading

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October 8, 2017 – Sunday, Arezzo

October 8, 2017 – Sunday – Arezzo, Tuscany, Italy Beth hired a van and driver and we were off for 10 days in Arezzo. After checking in to Hotel L’Aretino, we strolled about the area. We ended up at Piazza … Continue reading

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October 7, 2017- Saturday, last day in Florence

We met Beth for breakfast at the hotel, and then were off for our 8:30AM tour at the Uffizi. We were glad to get there early because it is so crowded and despite the stringent crowd control, the air conditioning … Continue reading

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October 6, 2017- Friday in Florence

October 6, 2017- Friday in Florence Today in Florence, we have time to enjoy just being here. After the activity of Cinque Terre, we slept in until after 9 AM, and then leisurely walked to the Accademia Gallery where we … Continue reading

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October 5, 2017- Cinque Terre, Italy

October 5, 2017- Cinque Terre, Italy The alarm rang at 5AM, and we were off and running! It was too early for breakfast at the hotel, so we grabbed a breakfast bar to eat later in the morning. Our cab … Continue reading

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October 4, 2017-Florence Arrival

We arrived in the late afternoon, settled in, and took a walk in the area of our hotel. Failing to find our way to the train station, Statione Santa Maria Novella, we decided to grab our dinner and take a … Continue reading

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Ciao!

October 28, 2017 We are now home from our Italy food trip. Here is our group at the Florence Food Tour… we were usually just 6 total, but added 3 people on this day. Six compatriots was just the right … Continue reading

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